Text of Proclamation of Taos, NM, City Mayor


Office of the Mayor

Whereas: The time has come to look up to heaven, voice our grief and share it with everyone; and

Whereas: Senseless loss of life, liberty and property can be diminished once we all regain a vision of world peace; and

Whereas: The United Nations 50th Anniversary Global Peace Walk began in New York City on January 15, 1995 and arrived in Taos, New Mexico on April 20, 1995; and

Whereas: The Global Peace Walk is about developing consciousness, bring back knowledge, and praying for peace; and

Whereas: The walk coincides with the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations, and the United Nation's declaration of the Decade of Indigenous People.

NOW THEREFORE, I Fredrick A. Peralta, MAYOR OF TAOS, hereby declare Taos, New Mexico a


and welcome the United Nations 50th Anniversary Global Peace Walk to Taos, New Mexico.

Witness my hand this 24th day of April, 1995 at Taos, New Mexico.

Mayor Fredrick A. Peralta